Presumption of innocence

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  • The Justification Of The Obiter Dicta Of Lambert

    The presumption of innocence was a part of the six cardinal rules to emphasize the importance of the principle of presumption of innocence. As the six cardinal principles may increase the effectiveness of judges in this particular area, the courts may choose not to apply the principles if it allows justice to be achieved. It is also noted that courts need not satisfy all the principles, only that it has been looked at and…

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  • Criminal Justice Reflection Paper

    1970s by Packer with his contemplation of what is happening in the CJS versus what ought to happen (Daly 2012, 396; Sung 2006, 313). He established that the crime control model was primarily concerned with efficiency within the CJS by separating the factually guilty from the non-guilty in the early stages using police and prosecution, resulting in weeding out those assumed not guilty and progressing those factually guilty onto the next stages under a presumption of guilt (Daly 2012, 397). This…

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  • Slim's Name Oppression: A Case Study

    Courts a broad discretion. The Criminal Procedure Act sets a higher threshold, and this is addressed in D v Police in which there is an emphasis on whether publication of a name will cause “extreme” or “undue” hardship”. This requires the court to accept that distress, embarrassment and personal and financial consequences are not unusual in criminal proceedings. The threshold has to be set high, as we see in R v Liddell, where the offender’s wife only just made it, and their distress is seen as…

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  • Lord Of The Flies Civilization Vs Civilization Analysis

    As time goes on the boys start to lose their ties to civilization and slowly transform into savages. For instance, the boys begin to lose their identity, becoming savages. Jack can’t kill the pig, so he paints his face. The paint helps him hide from his conscience and frees him from the restraints of civilized behaviour: “He began to dance and his laughter became a bloodthirsty snarling” (64). As soon as Jack painted his face, he was transformed into a bloodthirsty savage. Additionally, they…

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  • A Good Man Hard To Find Theme Analysis

    Innocence and ignorance play significant roles in the short story “A Good Man Hard to Find” and can be seen as the linchpin of the story 's theme. In “A Good Man Hard to Find” a dysfunctional family of six; June Star, John Wesley, their father Bailey, his mother, and his wife and newborn have taken time for a family trip of some kind. During the trip the Grandmother manipulates the kids by telling them about an old plantation she once frequent that was supposedly nearby. After a short ride on a…

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  • Marilyn Case Study

    Marilyn is small by being jettisoned, a sacrifice is a sacrifice. By doing so she is benefitting the others measurably. Although this is true, a loss is still a loss. Then again, imagine the idea that enlongating time was so great that everyone desired to have this final hour of life and would do anything for it. What if one could say that Marilyn had the benefit of having more time to live by x amount while others had less time? Would those few hours determine her innocence despite going…

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  • Holden As The Red Hunting Hat Analysis

    from falling into a world full of phoniness and impurity. For instance, Salinger writes, “What I have to do, I have to catch everybody if they start to go over the cliff--I mean if they're running and they don't look where they're going I have to come out from somewhere and catch them. That's all I'd do all day. I'd just be the catcher in the rye and all. I know it's crazy, but that's the only thing I'd really like to be”(Salinger, 173). In this quote, Holden explains to his younger sister,…

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  • Examples Of Loss Of Innocence In Catcher In The Rye

    Tiffany Madison said “No one loses their innocence. It is either taken or given away willingly.” In The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger, Holden is a young boy who is not willing to give way his own innocence. Salinger tells us that to grow up, is to accept loss of innocence. In order to grow up, one has to accept being phony at times, however, Holden refuses to do this showing he is not ready to grow up. At the beginning of the book, Holden introduces his brother D.B., who happens to be a…

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  • She Walks In Beauty Gorden Analysis

    appreciate wealth and glory as she does life and love. The Literary Devices site states that the reason for her pleasant nature comes from her outside beauty and thus is the reason for her purity and innocence. He concludes the poem with this; “A mind at peace with all below, a heart whose love is innocent!” (Lines 17 and 18). At this last stanza I find that Bryon thought of her so much more than just a pretty face. All of her is beautiful and he may be the only one who sees that. Finally after…

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  • Theme Of Innocence In Tess Of The D Urbervilles

    In ‘Tess of the D’Urbervilles’ Hardy presents the theme of innocence throughout the novel. This theme is directly linked to the character of Tess, and her loss of innocence, during the novel. Because of the pastoral genre, we expect as an audience for a loss of innocence to be a feature in the novel, which means Hardy presents this innocence as being dangerous and desirable. When we first see Tess, she is depicted as a girl of innocence, in her ‘white muslin’, as white has connotations of…

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